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Substance Abuse Summit Develops Resolutions on Liquor Trade


Department of Social DevelopmentThe social development department has released a statement outlining a number of resolutions reached at the recently concluded second biennial substance abuse summit held in Durban.According to…

Minister Approves “Suite” of Social Security Reforms


Department of Social DevelopmentMinister of social development, Bathabile Dlamini, has approved a "suite" of proposed social security reforms.According to deputy director general for social security, Selwyn Jehoma, his department is…

Draft Amendments Published for Social Assistance Regulations


Department of Social DevelopmentMinister of social development, Bathabile Dlamini, has published draft amendments to regulations made under section 32 of Social Assistance Act 13 of 2004.They appear in Government Gazette…

Government to Release Social Security Reform Proposals “Soon”


Department of Social DevelopmentMinister for social development, Bathabile Dlamini, says that government proposals for social security reform are "soon" to be released.She announced this during an address to members of…

Pensions Fund Regulations Released for Public Comment


National TreasuryNational treasury has released the second draft of regulation 28 of section 36 of the Pensions Fund Act for further and final public comment.Written comment is invited until 28…

Proposed Amendment to National Gambling Act: Comments Invited


Department of Trade and IndustryMinister of trade and industry, Rob Davies, has published draft amendment regulations on National Gambling Act 7 of 2004. The existing regulations were gazetted on 12…

Poor to Get Free Refuse Removal


CabinetCabinet has approved the national policy for the provision of basic refuse removal services for indigent households at its latest meeting in Cape Town.The cabinet statement reveals that the water…